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  • Wealthy activist Tom Steyer says 'I will decide soon' on Senate run

    Wealthy activist Tom Steyer says 'I will decide soon' on Senate run
    Billionaire environmental activist Tom Steyer on Tuesday made his first public remarks on why is weighing a bid for the seat that U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer is leaving. “Holding office is a sacred trust in our society, and I am honored that so many...
  • Race to replace Sen. Boxer: Kamala Harris is in, Gavin Newsom is out

    Race to replace Sen. Boxer: Kamala Harris is in, Gavin Newsom is out
    The field of candidates to replace retiring U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer began to take shape Monday, with Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris deciding to run for the seat and Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom taking a pass. Harris plans to formally announce her bid for the 2016...
  • Atty. Gen. Harris to announce U.S. Senate bid

    Atty. Gen. Harris to announce U.S. Senate bid
    Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris will announce Tuesday that she is running for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Barbara Boxer, according to a Harris adviser. “She’s not testing the waters. She’s charting the course. She’s in with...
  • Lt. Gov. Newsom may support Kamala Harris for U.S. Senate

    Lt. Gov. Newsom may support Kamala Harris for U.S. Senate
    Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, who announced Monday that he would not run for U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer’s seat next year, signaled that he would probably support state Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris if she does seek the post. Newsom called Harris on Sunday...
  • Villaraigosa would add dynamic new element in race to succeed Boxer

    Villaraigosa would add dynamic new element in race to succeed Boxer
    Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's announcement that he is seriously weighing a bid for the U.S. Senate seat that will be vacated by fellow Democrat Barbara Boxer added a dynamic new element to what is likely to be a crowded and expensive...
  • Lt. Gov. Newsom passes on Senate run for Boxer seat

    Lt. Gov. Newsom passes on Senate run for Boxer seat
    Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday morning that he will not run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Barbara Boxer. “It's always better to be candid than coy. While I am humbled by the widespread encouragement of so many and hold in the...
  • Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris mum about potential Senate bid

    Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris mum about potential Senate bid
    California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris demurred Sunday when asked about a potential run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Barbara Boxer, saying she was focused on her current job as she held a swearing-in celebration in downtown Los Angeles....
  • Barbara Boxer: California loses its liberal lion

    Barbara Boxer: California loses its liberal lion
    To the editor: We are losing our best senator, and all you can write about is who has the best chance of replacing her? ("Sen. Barbara Boxer, liberal lion from California, to retire after 2016," Jan. 8) And in that context, what about who will be...
  • The older the better; let's hear it for California's geriatric pols!

    The older the better; let's hear it for California's geriatric pols!
    Did I detect a bit of snark about Sen. Barbara Boxer’s retirement, after reporters noted that California’s top trio of politicians – our two long-serving U.S. senators and our four-term governor –are all well past 70 years old?...
  • Former L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa weighs bid for Boxer's Senate seat

    Former L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa weighs bid for Boxer's Senate seat
    Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said Saturday that he is “seriously” considering a run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Barbara Boxer. “Too many Californians are struggling to make ends meet, pay the bills, and...
  • Billionaire Tom Steyer mulls run for Sen. Boxer's seat

    Billionaire Tom Steyer mulls run for Sen. Boxer's seat
    Billionaire environmental activist Tom Steyer is aggressively exploring a run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Barbara Boxer and is expected to make a decision within days, according to multiple sources close to Steyer. The former hedge fund...